Nationwide Claims to Fame

Pharr is 50th out of 6,406 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Statewide Claims to Fame

Pharr is 20th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Income below poverty line

Pharr, Texas Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Pharr Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 73,138 46th 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 23.4 92nd 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,006.4 49th 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Pharr Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 10.1% 22nd 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 35.4% 21st 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 10.0% 236th 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Pharr Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 59.7% 355th 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 12.9% 285th 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Pharr Rank Texas US
Race - White 85.1% 108th 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.6% 346th 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 255th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.5% 316th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 311th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.7% 332nd 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 93.0% 25th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 6.0% 364th 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Pharr Rank Texas US
Female residents 52.0% 102nd 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 33.1% 27th 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Pharr Rank Texas US
Housing units 22,796 56th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 18.9% 155th 24.0% 25.9%
Households 19,059 60th 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 63.9% 224th 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $68,700 332nd $126,400 $186,200
People per household 3.6 30th 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Pharr Rank Texas US
Income per capita $12,328 361st $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $30,486 351st $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 36.9% 20th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Pharr Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 6,116 50th 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $613,224 80th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $9,745 227th $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $76,103 72nd $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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